This week's Word of the Week is "Insight"-noun an instance of apprehending the true nature of a thing, especially through intuitive understanding: an insight into 18th-century life. penetrating mental vision or discernment; faculty of seeing into inner character or underlying truth. Psychology. an understanding of relationships that sheds light on or helps solve a problem. (in psychotherapy) the recognition of sources of emotional difficulty. an understanding of the motivational forces behind one's actions,thoughts, or behavior; self-knowledge.